Southern Oven Fried Chicken

6  4oz. skinless, boneless chicken breasts
2 eggs
1/4 cup low fat milk
1/2 cup pecans, finely chopped
1/3 cup cornmeal
1/3 cup whole wheat flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp pepper
1 Tbsp smart balance buttery spread, thinly sliced

Preheat oven to 425 degrees with the rack in the center.  Lina a 9×13 inch deep baking dish with heavy aluminum foil.  IN a wide bowl whisk the eggs and milk.  IN another shallow bowl, stir together the pecans, cornmeal, flour, salt, onion powder, cayenne and pepper.

Rinse the chicken under cold water and pat dry with a paper towel.  Dip the chicken breast into the egg mixture and then dredge them in the pecan mixture.  Place the chicken in the baking dish.  Dot each coated breast with smart balance and bake until golden brown–approximately 40 minutes.
Serve with Broccoli.


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